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The finish, whether paint, wax, stain, or something else, can make or break a project. What are your tips and questions regarding finishes?

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Must i match veneer species for front and back or can i go cheap?

07-23-2014 09:26 PM by bhacksaw

I’m trying to keep my bed build to as low a budget as possible. I have...

6 07-24-2014 10:36 PM
View brass79's profile

Safe finish for pine bed frame?

07-23-2014 10:12 PM by brass79

Hello all, just joined (although I’ve found great info through this sit...

4 07-24-2014 03:43 AM
View goodbadugly's profile

Varnishing River Redgum Slab - white staining appears after sealer coat.

07-22-2014 02:22 AM by goodbadugly

Help! I’m building myself a desk from a kiln dried River Redgum slab 1....

4 07-23-2014 07:31 AM
View Eric's profile

Blemishes on ipe

07-23-2014 03:35 AM by Eric

I have several spots where the natural oil in the ipe has been squeezed to th...

2 07-23-2014 06:12 AM
View Scootles's profile

Post Your Favorite Finish with Pictures and instructions!

07-16-2014 09:51 PM by Scootles

I thought it’d be a great idea to compile a thread with a lot of finish...

21 07-23-2014 12:11 AM
View DonBoston's profile

Finish recommendation...

07-22-2014 03:52 AM by DonBoston

So, I’m building up a a lot of beard combs and such, and was wondering ...

4 07-22-2014 08:28 PM
View Dave's profile

Rubbing out a painted finish - anyone else tried it?

07-22-2014 02:41 AM by Dave

I know some finishes dry hard and bond well enough to previous coats (like sh...

1 07-22-2014 04:12 PM
View Shawn's profile

LEAD paint???

07-22-2014 02:12 PM by Shawn

I have an old door with the original knob and hardware, that still works, tha...

2 07-22-2014 02:34 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

wiping back dye stains after spraying?

07-18-2014 07:34 PM by jimmyhopps

Just curious how many people wipe back their stains after spraying dyes (Tran...

17 07-21-2014 05:50 PM
View Rayne's profile

Seal MDF edge before gluing hardboard to it?

07-20-2014 12:56 AM by Rayne

I’ve searched the boards and can’t find anything exactly relevant...

3 07-20-2014 06:44 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Restaurant tables

06-18-2014 07:31 PM by RussellAP

Bidding a job to refinish 56 tables at a local chain restaurant. We plan to u...

24 07-20-2014 05:11 AM
View Scootles's profile

Can oils spontaneously Combust in containers?

07-18-2014 05:32 PM by Scootles

My BLO and Tung Oil cans are a mess. I was considering putting them in a Glu ...

11 07-19-2014 12:22 AM
View Josh99's profile

Finishing advice please

07-18-2014 06:36 AM by Josh99

Hello, I am trying to make a farm table. (Promised 6 years ago to the ...

14 07-19-2014 12:17 AM
View Mammatus's profile

Seeking finishing advice on Maple stool

07-18-2014 01:36 PM by Mammatus

I made a small solid maple stool for my daughter’s first birthday—...

4 07-18-2014 02:57 PM
View Billy E's profile

Epifanes + accelerator....shelf life?

07-17-2014 07:45 PM by Billy E

So I have epifanes clear varnish and woodfinish matte. I also have some acce...

2 07-18-2014 01:08 AM
View azlogger's profile

Alternative to sanding paint?

07-15-2014 06:51 AM by azlogger

This a little hard to explain…take a look at this photo and then I̵...

24 07-17-2014 05:22 PM
View JesseTutt's profile

water based poly over danish oil?

07-16-2014 05:35 PM by JesseTutt

Several weeks ago I applied Watco’s Danish oil on a maple fixture inten...

1 07-16-2014 06:51 PM
View Gene Howe's profile

Could be useful

07-15-2014 02:26 PM by Gene Howe

Penetrating epoxy. In the video, they are restoring a weather checked ding...

7 07-16-2014 12:37 PM
View Bugzy's profile

Appropriate Wood finish for bathroom

07-15-2014 07:39 PM by Bugzy

I need a little help…...truth be told A LOT of help. I’m new t...

2 07-16-2014 12:39 AM
View diito's profile

Good tricks for sanding inside corners?

07-14-2014 08:45 AM by diito

Does anyone have any good tricks for sanding inside corners (and well)? I al...

10 07-16-2014 12:06 AM

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